About the ABA Banking Journal

First published in 1908, the ABA Banking Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bankers Association. In both its bimonthly print editions and online at aba.com/BankingJournal, the magazine provides timely and sophisticated analysis, insight and inspiration for banks of all sizes.

The ABA Banking Journal website is also home to a weekly podcast and the focused digital channels ABA Risk and Compliance and ABA Bank Marketing, as well as a daily online news service called ABA Daily Newsbytes, which includes an award-winning email newsletter reaching over 90,000 bankers daily with key industry trends and critical regulatory updates.

Editorial Board

Michael Rauh, Chairman
President and CEO
Chelsea Groton Bank, Groton, Connecticut

Jenny Bennett, CFMP
SVP, Marketing and Business Development
Summit Bank, Eugene, Oregon

Jill Castilla (@JillCastilla)
Vice Chairman, President and CEO
Citizens Bank of Edmond, Edmond, Oklahoma

Luther Deaton
Chairman, President and CEO
Central Bank & Trust Company, Lexington, Kentucky

Alison Dowe
EVP and Chief Communications and Corporate Responsibility Officer
Synovus Bank, Columbus, Georgia

Andrew S. Gray
Managing Director for Corporate Communications
JPMorgan Chase Bank, New York

Blair Hillyer
Chairman and President
First National Bank, Dennison, Ohio

Jay Jenkins (@jjenkins_jay)
President and CEO
CNB Bank, Carlsbad, New Mexico

Kate Marcum
President and CEO
Millbury National Bank, Millbury, Massachusetts

Tim Marshall (@MarshallTim)
President and CEO
Bank of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Alejandro Sanchez
President and CEO
Florida Bankers Association, Tallahassee, Florida

Lonnie Talbert (@LonnieTalbert)
Chief Operating Officer
Southwest Capital Bank, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Gregg Tewksbury (@GTewksbury)
President and CEO
New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp, Concord, New Hampshire

Editorial Staff

Evan Sparks (@EvanSparks)

Christopher Delporte
Khalil Garriott
Monica C. Meinert
Senior Editors

Craig Colgan
Digital Editor, ABA Bank Marketing and ABA Risk and Compliance

Walt Williams
Associate Editor

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Editorial Submissions

Submit your editorial ideas to the ABA Banking Journal editorial team by clicking on this link. Your submission will be reviewed, and if our editors feel the piece may be a fit for the magazine, we will be in touch. View author guidelines.


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